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Repository Specialist

Req ID #: 219333

Frederick, Maryland, USA

About this job

We are seeking a Repository Specialist for our Insourcing Solutions site in Frederick, MD.

We are seeking a Repository Specialist for our Insourcing Solutions site in Frederick, MD.

The responsibilities of the Repository Specialist are:

  • Receive, handle and inventory specimens of human, animal and/or plant origin at temperatures ranging from ambient to -195°C. Follow established personal protective equipment (PPE) procedural guidelines and adheres to strict safety protocols when working with items containing potentially hazardous properties.
  • Assemble and display data for the storage and retrieval of specimens and for report preparation.
  • Perform freezer inventories.
  • Process and aliquot specimens.
  • Operate controlled-rate freeze equipment.
  • Weigh extract samples.
  • Prepare samples for pickup, courier delivery and shipment.
  • Enter data into client’s online repository database for sample tracking and inventory management.
  • Maintain repository files for validation of data and preparation of reports; review accumulated data for accuracy and prepare reports of information and sample data.
  • Drive client vehicle to deliver and pick-up specimens locally.
  • Participate in temperature/liquid nitrogen (LN2) liquid level monitoring and emergency response rotations.
  • Freeze specimens using controlled-rate freezing equipment.
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About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage Contact Research Organization (CRO). Here, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. With 100 sites around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients' unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

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